Conan O’Brien’s ‘Legally Prohibited’ Tour hits New York

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“Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television” is what Conan O’Brien calls the comedy tour that he brought to Radio City Music Hall on Tuesday night. That presumes that he was funny on television.

He was, of course, but apparently not broadly enough, since “The Tonight Show” ratings dropped 49 percent after he replaced Jay Leno, and the whole NBC late-night imbroglio started. Most of Mr. O’Brien’s jokes and routines on Tuesday were about being deposed, including a song parody of Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again,” which he rendered as “I just want to get my own show again/on any network even Oxygen.”

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